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College of Dentistry Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to Dr. Henry “Mac” Young and Dr. Kenneth Anusavice, both selected as Teacher of the Year for the College of Dentistry, recognizing their excellence, innovation and effectiveness in teaching. Dr. Anusavice, Professor and Associate Dean of Dental Biomaterials, was selected by the students as the 2007-08 Basic Sciences Teacher…

Faculty & Students Receive Awards at AADR

During the March annual meeting of the American Association of Dental Research (AADR) in Dallas, one UF College of Dentistry faculty member and two UF College of Dentistry students were recognized for their achievements in the field. Dr. Ozlem Yilmaz, from the Department of Periodontology, was one of five emerging…

Everyone Enjoyed 2008 Research Day

Posters, presentations, lectures, awards and camaraderie marked the Sixth Annual College of Dentistry Research Day on March 28, 2008. The day’s highlights included research presentations from 22 DMD students, 15 MS/residents, 16 PhD/postdoctoral trainees, and nine faculty, staff, and undergraduate students that showcased the scientific accomplishments of the College…

Superior COD Employees Honored

Eleven College of Dentistry employees were recognized during the UF Superior Accomplishments Award Ceremony for Division Five on Thursday, March 13 at the Savannah Grande. The awards, presented each spring semester, recognize staff and faculty members who contribute outstanding and meritorious service, efficiency and/or economy, or to the quality of…

Give Kids a Smile Takes to the Road in 2008

Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) is a national outreach sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA) in association with Children’s Dental Health Month. The goal of the program is to reach dentally at-risk children through educational and restorative programs to promote lifelong oral and systemic health. While GKAS is…

A Busy Week at the COD-ASDA Week and Annual Research Day

If it looks and feels like a lot is happening this week in the college, it’s because a lot is happening this week with ASDA Week and Annual Research Day.ASDA Week March 24-28, 2008The American Student Dental Association kicks off ASDA Week Tuesday…

COD Salutes Special Olympics Special Smiles Volunteers

On Saturday, March 15, ten people from the College of Dentistry volunteered to perform dental screenings and educate athletes during the Special Olympics in Lake City as part of the Special Olympics Special Smiles® Healthy Athletes program. It was a valuable service for the athletes and proved valuable for the…